While Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday reiterated that there was no role for any external review of targets that each country set for itself to cut carbon emissions,

Better protecting the world's fast-disappearing mangroves could have big economic, social and environmental benefits, experts said at the U.N. climate talks in Lima this week.

TO GET to the tent city in the grounds of Peru’s defence ministry, where UN climate talks are being held between December 1st and 12th, delegates and hangers-on must pass an assault course.

LIMA: Amid hope to seal the climate deal in Paris next year, crucial negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in the Peruvian capital on Mond

Researchers have found startling evidence that a severe El Niño can actually slow the growth of children, stunting their height.

El Niño is responsible for natural disasters and infectious disease outbreaks worldwide. During the 1997–1998 El Niño, northern Peru endured extreme rainfall and flooding. Since short stature may occur as a result of undernutrition or repeated infections during childhood, both of which are highly prevalent during natural disasters, we sought to determine if the 1997–1998 El Niño had an adverse effect on stature and body composition a decade later. In 2008–2009, we measured height, weight, and bioimpedance in a random sample of 2,095 children born between 1991 and 2001 in Tumbes, Peru.

Peru is investigating the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a beach on its northern coastline.

The Peruvian environmental activist had appealed to his government for help after receiving death threats from the illegal loggers that plagued the area around his village, deep in the Amazon rainf

Peru’s government is set to announce plans for a renewable-energy auction during a global climate conference to be held next month in Lima.

At the end of 2015, in Paris, parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will lay the foundation for climate action in a post-2020 world by adopting a new, universal and legally binding agreement.

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